The Town of New Paltz has the opportunity to apply for $500,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding from the New York State Office of Housing and Community Renewal to assist a minimum of (10) owner occupied homeowners with housing rehabilitation within the Town or Village New Paltz. This program will focus on energy-efficiency upgrades including residential solar system arrays. RUPCO will administer the program.
In addition to the installation of solar system arrays, eligible repairs may include: failing roofs, window replacement, mechanical systems, water systems, electrical systems, energy efficiency upgrades, structural or foundation repairs, flooring and building safety and code violations.
Interested homeowners should contact RUPCO by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call the HomeOwnership Center at (845) 331-9860. Letters of Interest can also be obtained at the New Paltz Town Hall.
Letters of Interest are accepted ona rrolling basis. Please apply ASAP.
- download the letter of intent here
- by fax (845) 331-9864
- mailed to 289 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401
- hand-delivered to RUPCO’s HomeOwnership Center, 301 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401
- or e-mail Sally Dolan
The Letter of Interest below does not commit you to participation. However, RUPCO will contact you if funding is allocated to this program. If funding becomes available, RUPCO will invite you to an informational meeting outlining program details.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must own and occupy the home as their primary residence (homes in parks are not eligible). The property must be up to date with all taxes, mortgage payments, and homeowners Insurance.
Applicants must meet the gross annual income guidelines below by household size.
Letter of Interest New Paltz Housing Rehabilitation Program
Owner(s)/Name on Deed:_________________________________________
Mailing Address if Different: ______________________________________
Township: Town of New Paltz OR Village of New Paltz
Household Size: _________ Bedroom Size: _________
Gross Household Income: $__________________________
Interested in Solar: Yes___ No___
Home Repair Needs:_________________________________